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Experimenting with HDR Photography on a Smartphone

Lately I’ve become enamored with HDR photography. The depth and colors give HDR images a surreal 3-D like quality that has me clicking the like button when I see them on various social media platforms. I only recently learned that HDR stood for High Dynamic Range. I...

5 Smartphone Food Photography Tips #vzwbuzz

It’s no secret I love to eat. The only thing I like better than eating is taking pictures of my food. I’m not sure if it’s a passion or an obsession, but I have amassed quite a catalog of food photos taken with my smartphones over the years. Suess Pancakes
Here are a 5 smartphone food photography tips to get your creative juices flowing

In search of Zombies on a #CanAmSpyder

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of road trips. I’m also a huge supporter of our men and women in uniform and a huge fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead series. So when I learned that a ladies riding club, called the Bomber Girls LRC, was sponsoring the Biking Dead Tour...

Road trip to Stone Mountain on a #CanAmSpyder

The day had finally arrived to take my first road trip on my #CanAmSpyder (my midlife crisis-mobile)! Since I had little experiencing driving anything with less than four wheels, I had to promise my wife that I would stay off the interstates, obey the speed limits and...

Eat, See and Stay LA: Things to Do in Los Angeles

Looking for things to do in Los Angeles?  We had an absolute blast on our last trip to the west coast! Take a look at our MidLife Road Trip Los Angeles Vacation Scrapbook and get inspired. What to See, What to Do Los Angeles welcomed us with open arms, although the...

CAPTION THIS Royal Wedding Photo of the Day

Of all the photographs taken at last year's Royal Wedding, this one seemed to generate the most buzz on the internet. We came across this picture on Twitter during a wedding themed session of #FriFotos. We tracked it down and it seems to have come from TMZ. We need...

The New York Times Travel Show in a glance #NYTTS

There was no shortage of inspiration at the New York Times Travel Show. The 'world' was well represented with exhibits from Antarctica to Africa, Maine to Mongolia. The show is the perfect place for anyone who has a penchant for travel and even if you don't its a...

Borat Slept Here ….

Kazakhstan is the ninth biggest country in the world. Before the end of the Soviet Union, it was called "Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic". Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan.  Russia has the longest border with Kazakhstan also bordered by China, Kyrgyzstan,...

Prague Scrapbook ~ Czech’d it off the #BucketList

What We Did Many people refer Prague in the Czech Republic as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Participating in the Mongol Rally didn’t provide nearly enough time to experience the city as I would have liked, but fortunately we hooked up with Viator...

Romania in Pictures

Did You Know? Some Fast Facts from Romanian Tourism: The meaning of the word “Transylvania” is the land beyond the forest? The first fountain pen was invented by Craiova-born Petrache Poenaru Insulin was discovered by a Romanian physiologist The movie Cold Mountain...

California Road Trip: Laguna Niguel

Our California road trip took us to the beautiful Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel. From the gorgeous florals in the lobby to their breathtaking views everything about this stay exceeded our expectations. The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel is proof that beauty goes beyond...

London Scrapbook

What We Did Visiting London has been on my bucket list for a long time. So after meeting up with my  Mongol Rally teammates, Dave, Deb and Sherry to prepare our car and assemble the gear we would need for the journey, I couldn’t resist taking in a few sites....

#FollowFriday to be replaced by #FishnetFriday on Twitter

I love all of my followers and recommend that you follow all of them - not just on Friday, but any day.  Heck, if they'll follow me, they'll follow anybody. But #FollowFriday on Twitter seems to be losing its luster and is becoming too much of a hassle. It doesn't...

West Hollywood Tweet-up

One of the things we love most on the Midlife Road Trip is getting to meet our Twitter friends in real life.  We were invited to attend a tweet-up at Hugo's Restaurant in West Hollywood. In spite of arriving a couple of hours late (welcome to LA traffic), we still got...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We don't especially remember where this picture was taken. All we know is it deserves a caption. Give it your best shot! *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit...

Cotton Pickin Fair

Since 1972 folks have flocked to the Cotton Pickin' Fair to find food, fun, and fancy arts and crafts in the small town of Gay, Georgia. Click to scroll through the pictures. [rev_slider alias="cotton pickin...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

This picture was taken inside the beautiful Peabody Hotel in Orlando.We're hoping you can quack us up with your captions. *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv. If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

Today's Photo of the Day comes from our friend, Rachelle Lucas (@TraveBlggr) of InntheKitchen.com. This guy is awaiting your caption...*** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv.    If we like it, we'll post it,...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

This picture was taken in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. We provide the photo... you provide the caption. *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv. If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and give our...

Pull My Royal Finger…

Did someone pull Prince Philip's royal finger? Harry seems to think so. Can't wait to hear your caption for yet another great Royal photo. *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it,...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We captured this photo of celebrity blogger, Debra Corbeil, of ThePlanetD.com in the Alaskan wilderness. All it needs is your caption... *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it,...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We snapped the picture of these gentlemen in Chinatown in San Francisco. We're wondering who the guy with the cell phone is talking to and what he is saying. Help us out with a great...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

Here's our #FashionFriday Poto of the Day... awaiting your caption *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and give our community the opportunity to come...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

Sports fans always make great subjects for "Caption This" photos. Here's a good one! Give us your caption... *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We provide the photo... you write the caption *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and give our community the opportunity to come up with the perfect...

Caption This… #FashionFriday Photo of the Day

This photo was taken at South Beach in Miami. We provide the photo, you write the caption... *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we’ll post it, give you credit for it, and give our...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We took this picture at the West Palm Beach airport. It's awaiting your caption. *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and give our community the...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

Even photos from the grocery store need a caption. This photo, courtesy of Michael Randman is awaiting yours...       *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for...

Caption This… Photo of the Day #FashionFriday

You've gotta love the fashion scene in Las Vegas.  As always, we provide the photo... you provide the caption. *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We provide the photo... you provide the caption. *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it, and give our community the opportunity to come up with the...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We came across a pair of people napping in the mall. As always, we'll post the picture, you write the caption... *** If you have a great photograph in need of a caption, send it to: CaptionThis@MidlifeRoadTrip.tv If we like it, we'll post it, give you credit for it,...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

We found this bicycle securely chained to a parking meter on the streets of San Francisco.  We provide the picture... you write the...

Caption This… Photo of the Day

This photo features some of the world's most famous travel bloggers, @earthXplorer, @theplanetd, and @BethBlair We post the photo... you write the...

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